Dr Tan Seng Hoe

Nephrologist
28 years of experience

Specialty

Nephrology (Renal Medicine)

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), M.Med. Internal Medicine (Singapore), FAMS (Renal Medicine), FRCP (Edinburgh) FRCP (London)

What I do

Dr Tan Seng Hoe provides clinical services such as:
- Urinary tract infections
- Urinary problem
- Kidney condition
- Kidney failure
See more [ + ]- Kidney dialysis
- Kidney transplant

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Clinic Locations

SH Tan Kidney And Medical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre #07-18
6 Napier Road, S 258499

SH Tan Kidney And Medical Clinic
Mt E Novena Specialist Centre
#06-32
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563
 

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Professional Statement

Dr Tan Seng Hoe is a nephrologist working in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital where he sees patients with various kidney-related conditions. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field.  

Dr Tan Seng Hoe graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (MBBS, 1990). Upon completing his basic training in Internal Medicine, he underwent Advanced Specialty Training in Renal Medicine at the Division of Nephrology in National University Hospital. Then in 2000, through the Health Manpower Development Programme scholarship, he pursued ... See more [ + ]further training in Peritoneal Dialysis at the Division of Nephrology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2000 as well as of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2004.

Prior to coming into private practice, Dr Tan was a senior consultant at the Renal Medicine Unit at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He spearheaded the Unit’s development and served as the Founding Head subsequently.

Dr Tan’s commitment to the field of nephrology extends into many aspects. A firm believer of educating and moulding future doctors, he is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He also sits on the Renal Medicine Specialist Training Committee.

He is also actively involved in various committees. Some of the more significant ones include the Singapore Society of Nephrology where he was Honorary Secretary and the National Healthcare Group Domain Specific Review Board (Domain E) where he was Deputy Chairman. The Board ensures the rights and safety of human subjects involved in a research study. Dr Tan is also a Board Member of the Chapter of Renal Physicians, College of Physicians. In addition, he is an active member of the Medical Advisory Committee, Tender Committee and Research Committee of the National Kidney Foundation, Singapore as well as the Medical Advisory Committee of the Kidney Dialysis Foundation.

In 2003, Dr Tan received the Commendation Medal, National Day Award and the National Healthcare Group’s Courage Star Award. Both awards were in recognition of his efforts in overcoming SARS. In addition, he was awarded the Excellent Service Award (Silver) in 2008 by Spring Singapore.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore

Awards and Publications

Awards:
NUH Most Courteous Staff Award, 1996
Good Service Medal, Singapore Armed Forces, 1998
Scholarship, Health Manpower Development Programme, Ministry of Health, Singapore, 2000 - 2001
Scholarship, Implementation and Supervision of a Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis Programme, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
Commendation Medal, National Day Award for Overcoming SARS, Singapore, 2003
Courage Star Award for Overcoming SARS, National Healthcare Group, 2003
Service Quality Award, Silver, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2003
Long Service Award (Ten years), National Healthcare Group, March 2004
See more [ + ] Service Champion Award, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2006
Long Service Award, Singapore Armed Forces, 2008
Excellent Service Award 2008 (Silver), SPRING Singapore
Long Service Award (Fifteen years), Changi General Hospital, SINGHEALTH, 2010 Publications:
1. Seng-Hoe Tan, EJC Lee, Meng-Eng Tay, Boon-Kee Leo. "Protein nutrition status of adult patients starting chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis", National University Hospital, Singapore, Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis, Vol 16, 2000, Pg 291-293
2. SH Tan, BF Prowant, R Khanna, KD Nolph, ZJ Twardowski. "Cardiovascular Comorbidty and Mortality in New Peritoneal Dialysis Patients", University of Missouri-Columbia, USA, Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis, Vol 17, 2001, Pg 142-147
3. "Delaying Renal Disease Progression", TTSH Medical Digest 2002
4. Hariprasad Trivedi, Seng Hoe Tan, Barbara F. Prowant, Ashley Sherman, C. Gentiana Voinescu, Jamal Atalla, Ramesh Khanna, Karl Nolph. "Predictors of Hospitalization in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis: the Missouri Experience", Am J Nephrol 2005; 25:466-473
5. Hariprasad S. Trivedi, Seng Hoe Tan, Barbara F. Prowant, Ashley Sherman, C. Gentiana Voinescu, Jamal Atalla, Ramesh Khanna, Karl Nolph. "Predictors of Hospitalization in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis: the Missouri Experience", Am J Nephrol 2007; 25:483-487
6. Salim Lim, Seng Hoe Tan, Tsun Gun Ng, Dessmon Y.H. Tai. "Successful treatment of theophylline toxicity with continuous venovenous harmofiltration", Department of General Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Critical Care and Shock 2005 (8): 96-97
7. Keng-Thye Woo, Choong-Meng Chan, Hui-Lin Choong, Han-Kim Tan, Marjorie Foo, Evan J. C. Lee, Chorh-Chuan Tan, Grace S. L. Lee, Seng-Hoe Tan, A. Vathsala, Cheng-Hong Lim, Gilbert S. C. Chiang, Stephanie Fook-Chong, Zhao Yi, H. B. Tan and Kok-Seng Wong. "High dose Losartan and ACE gene polymorphism in IgA nephritis", Genomic medicine 2 (3-4): 83-91 (2008)
8. S.C. Lim, J. J. Liu, H. Q. Low, N. G. Morgenthaler, Y. Li, L. Y. Yeoh, Y. S. Wu, S.K. Goh, C. Y. Chionh, S. H. Tan, Y. C. Kon, P. C. Soon, Y. M. Bee, T. Subramaniam, C. F. Sum, K. S. Chia. "Microarray analysis of multiple candidate genes and associated plasma proteins for nephropathy secondary to type 2 diabetes among Chinese"
9. Seow C J, Barkham T, Wong P M, Lin L, Pada S K, Tan S H. "Brucellosis in a Singapore with prolonged fever", Singapore Medical Journal 2009; 50(9) : e312
10. Tsun Gun Ng, Seng Hoe Tan. "Novel trends in haemodialysis: where are we heading?" Annals of The Academy of Medicine SIngapore (2010) Volume: 39, Issue: 6, Pages 482-488
11. David W. Johnson, Fiona G. Brown, Margaret Clarke, Neil Boudville, Tony J. Elias, Marjorie W.Y. Foo, Bernard Jones, Hemant Kulkarni, Robyn Langham, Dwarakanathan Ranganathan, John Schollum, Michael Suranyi, Seng H. Tan and David Voss, on behalf of the balANZ Trial Investigators. "Effects of Biocompatible versus Standard Fluid on Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes", Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ASN. 2011121201; published ahead of print March 22, 2012 

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Professional Positions and Memberships

Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London
See more [ + ] Member, Royal Colleges of Physicians, United Kingdom
Member, Renal Medicine Specialist Training Committee; Member, Residency Advisory Committee for Renal Medicine, MOH
Member, Medical Advisory Committee, Tender Committee and Research Committee, National Kidney Foundation, Singapore
Member, Medical Advisory Committee, Kidney Dialysis Foundation
Member, Parkway Independent Ethnics Committee
Member, Medical Advisory Committee, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Member, Singapore Society of Nephrology
Member, Society of Transplantation, Singapore
Member, American Society of Nephrology
Member, International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
Associate Consultant, National University Hospital Singapore, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, 2000 - 2001
Asia Core Group Member, International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
Founding Head and Senior Consultant, Renal Medicine Unit, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Senior Consultant, Changi General Hospital Department of General Medicine
Honarary Secretary, Singapore Society of Nephrology
Deputy Chairman, DSRB Domain "E", National Healthcare Group
Board Member, Chapter of Renal Physicians, College of Physicians
Board Member, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Medical Advisory Board
Visiting Nephrologist, Kidney Dialysis Foundation, Singapore (Kreta Ayer0072 Dialysis Centre, Ghim Moh Peritoneal Dialysis Centre)
Visiting Nephrologist, National Kidney Foundation Singapore, Ang Mo Kio 2 Dialysis Centre, 2001 - 2002
Visiting Fellow, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2001
Former Medical Director, Nephrocare Singapore Dialysis Centre, 2006 - 2008
Physician-in-charge, National University Hospital PD Programme, 1998 - 2002
Clinical Director, National University Hospital PD Programme, 2002 - 2003
Programme Director (Medical Capability Development Fund), Tan Tock Seng Hospital Renal Services Expansion Plan, 2003 - 2006
Member, Domains Specific Review Board Group D, National Healthcare Group, 2006 - 2008
Deputy Chairman, Domains Specific Review Board Group E, National Healthcare Group, 2008 - 2009

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ] Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted

Aviva /Aviva PCP Care
Cigna / IXChange
MIB / MHC Medical Network
Parkway Shenton
Shenton Insurance

Health Articles by Dr Tan Seng Hoe

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) – An Important Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease

The incidence and prevalence of chronic kidney disease is increasing worldwide. In the United Sates,...